Grade 5 Language Arts Name: ____________________________ WebQuest
Grade 5 Language Arts WebQuest Name: ____________________________ “The Knight Life” This activity will be an introduction to daily life for people during the medieval times. Use this website to find your answers: http://medievaleurope.mrdonn.org/index.html Medieval Castles: 1. Why were castles often built on the top of a hill whenever it was possible? 2. Describe why castles had moats and drawbridges: 3. What was a keep in a medieval castle? Medieval Achievements: 1. What are two agricultural achievements from this time period? (Clue – they are both for horses!) 2. Describe the Art of the medieval Stained glass window: Food 1. List 2 or 3 foods that you may have eaten for dinner if you were part of the nobility. 2. Would you have brushed your teeth after eating? 3. Would you have used forks or spoons to eat with? If not, what would you have used? Troubadours 1. What is a troubadour? 2. What were their songs about? 3. In addition to singing, what are some instruments they might have played?